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It's Playoffs or Bust for the Dallas Cowboys in 2013

Jerry Jones won't be smiling if his team misses the playoffs again
It's Playoffs or Bust for the Dallas Cowboys in 2013

The owner isn’t happy.
The coach is on the hot seat.
The quarterback needs to produce.
So what else is new in Dallas?

It was a long, long time ago. The Cowboys’ last Super Bowl-winning season was so long ago that Bill Clinton was president, O.J. Simpson was acquitted of murder and the World Wide Web still was in its infancy. It was so long ago that Cowboys third-year left tackle Tyron Smith was five years old.

College Football's Worst 25 Coaching Tenures of the BCS Era

Turner Gill's hire did not work out well for Kansas.
College Football's Worst 25 Coaching Tenures of the BCS Era

Determining the worst coaching tenures for any period is no easy task. Each program has its own set of hurdles to overcome, and all coaches aren’t on equal footing when they take over a job.

Top 10 Feel-Good Wins in NASCAR History

Steve Spurrier stops at Arby's; Arby's is a fan

Jadeveon Clowney captures the moment
Steve Spurrier stops at Arby's; Arby's is a fan

From the Fun ‘n’ Gun to the Beef ‘n Cheddar, it seems.

Steve Spurrier and the South Carolina contingent stopped at a fast food restaurant on the way back from SEC Media Days in Hoover, Ala. Thanks to Jadeveon Clowney, we know it happened.

 

NCAA ends contract with EA Sports for college football video game

NCAA Football 2014 will be final game under the contract
NCAA Football 2014 will be final game under the contract

The EA Sports NCAA Football franchise will end with this season’s edition.

Facing ongoing litigation as a result of the Ed O’Bannon class action lawsuit, the NCAA announced Wednesday it would not renew its contract with EA Sports. The contract expires in June 2014.

College Football's Top 10 Players Returning From Injury for 2013

Colorado's Paul Richardson is back after missing all of 2012.
College Football's Top 10 Players Returning From Injury for 2013

Injuries are a big part of any college football season. Just ask the coaching staffs at Maryland, Missouri or USC.The Terrapins lost four quarterbacks to season-ending injuries last year, while the Tigers played 2012 without the services of standout running back Henry Josey. USC lost defensive end Devon Kennard in the preseason, which played a role in the Trojans’ defense finishing seventh in the Pac-12 in yards allowed.

NASCAR Numbers Game: Taking stock of the 2013 Sprint Cup season

David Smith crunches the numbers to reveal some telling stats in the Cup Series
David Smith crunches the numbers for the Sprint Cup Series in his weekly "NASCAR Numbers Game" column.

The off week prior to the race at Indianapolis serves as a welcome respite to everyone in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series except crew chiefs who might be on the hot seat. One casualty of “chopping block week” occurred Tuesday morning when BK Racing relieved Pat Tryson of his duties as the head wrench for David Reutimann’s No. 83 entry.

10 Coaching Cliches for College Football's Media Days Translated

Vickers earns first NASCAR win since 2009 in New Hampshire

Through the Gears: Four things we learned in New Hampshire
Reaction from New Hampshire Motor Speedway, where Brian Vickers won his first NASCR Sprint Cup race since 2009.

There was a time Brian Vickers was left for dead. I’m not just talking NASCAR here, I’m talking life.  Brian Vickers

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